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Hanes Lecture Series in Bibliography presents Dr. Elizabeth Savage
The Rare Book Collection’s long-running lecture series returns with a talk commemorating the University Libraries’ 9 millionth volume, the woodblock archive of the Propaganda Fide Press. Dr. Elizabeth Savage will highlight her groundbreaking work on color printing and share her expertise in the study of printing surfaces.

Dr. Elizabeth Savage, FSA FRHistS, is Senior Lecturer in Book History and Communications at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Her research into pre-industrial European printing techniques across text and image, especially for color and in the 15th–16th centuries, has won awards including the Schulman and Bullard Article Prize. Her latest book is Early Colour Printing: German Renaissance Woodcuts at the British Museum (2021). Her forthcoming edited volumes are Printing Colour 1700–1830 and Printing Things, which positions blocks, plates, and other objects that printed as objects of research. She regularly curates and contributes to exhibitions linked to historical printing techniques, including at the British Museum and Musée du Louvre. She teaches at London Rare Books School.

Sep 8, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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